The media Sarah Palin Obsession-by the numbers.

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  1. Stephanie
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    LOL, the lefties hatred for Palin are the very ones who has been keeping her in the spotlight....way to go dummies, free advertising for her run as President.
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    .The pledge by the Washington Post's Dana Milbank to ignore Sarah Palin for the month of February has caused the Hollywood Reporter to run the numbers on the former Alaska governor on her mentions in the media.

    The results are, mildly speaking, breathtaking. That is especially true considering that Palin holds no elected or appointed office and has not
    yet announced to run for any.

    Not surprisingly, MSNBC, the liberal alternative network, turns out to be most obsessed with Palin, even exceeding Fox News, for which Palin works as a news analyst.

    Keith Olbermann has mentioned Palin on 320 segments of his new defunct "Countdown" program. He is beaten by Chris Matthews, who has talked about Sarah Palin on "Hardball.":lol:

    Fox and CNN mention Sarah Palin only slightly less than MSNBC. With the exception of President Obama, Sarah Palin was the number one newsmaker of 2010.

    How does a part-term governor and a failed vice presidential candidate become the subject of such scorn and adoration in the media? Palin, at times, seems to have become the alternate President of the United States, her every word hung upon as if they came from the Oval Office and not from a home office in Wasilla, Alaska.

    The theory seems to be that the coverage of Sarah Palin is driven by MSNBC and that network's pathological hatred of the woman. According to the Hollywood Reporter:

    "So basically, the 24-hour news cycle on any given week might go like this: Olbermann attacks Palin. Fox then attacks Olbermann for attacking Palin. Olbermann counterattacks by calling either Palin or Rupert Murdoch the 'worst person in the world.' And so on."

    But then, what is the source of the hatred? If Sarah Palin were really stupid, or crazy, or diabolical as her detractors suggest, she would have become marginalized long ago and would have dropped off the media's radar screen. But the obsession continues, even in the teeth of calls to not cover her.


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    The Media's Sarah Palin Obsession - by the Numbers - Associated Content from Yahoo! - associatedcontent.com
     
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    I wish more people would start Sarah Palin threads on here! :eusa_pray:


    Round up your people Stephanie, you can do it! :thup:
     
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    LOLing @ yet another RW Op Ed posted up as serious news.

    I wonder what blog that dude came from.
     
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    JScott I check facts.

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    Yeah! Palin for president!
     
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    So, left wing media has a documented irrational obsession with Palin...and it's the right wing's fault. :lol:
     
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    The odds of Palin becoming President in 2012 have been cut in half since the Tucson tragedy. Intrade has the odds at 3%-5%.

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    The damndest funny thing about it all, she HASN'T even announced she is RUNNING FOR ANYTHING.:lol:
     

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